Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accepted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations next year, reports PTI.Prime minister Modi met Bolsonaro on Wednesday on the sidelines of the 11th BRICS Summit held in Brazil to focus on building mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation and strengthen India’s ties with the world’s five major economies.
During his meeting with Bolsonaro, Prime minister Modi invited the President of Brazil to be the chief guest at the Republic Day 2020. Bolsonaro accepted the invitation with pleasure.
Modi said that he looked forward to discussing matters relating to trade.
He also outlined areas for potential investment from Brazil, including in areas of agricultural equipment, animal husbandry, post-harvest technologies and biofuels, the statement said.
Modi also welcomed the decision of the President to grant visa-free travel to Indian citizens.